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Savannah Monitor Information & Care – Enclosure, Diet and Health Requirements

The Savannah monitor (Varanus exanthematicus) is a species of lizard native to the savannahs of eastern and southern Africa. In the wild, these monitors are scavengers that cover large distances as they search for small prey items. Learn everything you need to know about caring for Savannah monitors, including enclosure size and design, dietary needs, temperature and humidity requirements, and more.

Tegu Meal Prep: Tegu Mesh & Patties Recipe

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Commercial Tegu food can be expensive and may not always have the best ingredients. One of the best ways to save money on tegu food is to prepare it yourself, and to use readily available, fresh, healthy ingredients that ensure a varied diet. Meal prepping your tegu’s food in advance can save you time and money in the long run. Not only will you be able to control the ingredients… Read More »Tegu Meal Prep: Tegu Mesh & Patties Recipe

Savannah Monitor Food & Diet: What You Need to Know

Feeding your Savannah Monitor a diet high in protein and low in fat is essential for proper nutrition. Vary their diet with gut-loaded insects and provide supplements, such as calcium and vitamin D3. A feeding schedule should be adjusted for age and size, with juvenile monitors requiring more frequent feeding.

Can Uromastyx Eat Carrots?

Uromastyx lizards are herbivores and require a balanced diet of various vegetables, greens, and fruits to thrive. Carrots and their leafy green tops can be safely fed to these lizards. Dark leafy greens, such as kale, collard greens, and mustard greens, are better alternatives to carrots for uromastyx lizards.

Are Crocodiles Dinosaurs?

Crocodiles and dinosaurs are two groups of animals that have fascinated people for centuries. Both are ancient creatures that have existed on Earth for millions of years, and both have a reputation for being fierce predators. That said, no, crocodiles are not dinosaurs. but the relationship between these two groups of animals is more complicated than you might think. Crocodiles vs Dinosaurs First, let’s take a look at what makes… Read More »Are Crocodiles Dinosaurs?

Do tegus eat snakes and other lizards?

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Tegus are known to be opportunistic eaters, consuming a variety of prey items in the wild, including snakes and other small reptiles. So yes, tegus can eat snakes, lizards and reptiles – but these are not a primary food source in their diet. Tegus in the wild will primarily consume as small mammals, birds, insects, amphibians (frogs) and fruits. Can you feed lizards to a tegu? You can indeed feed… Read More »Do tegus eat snakes and other lizards?

Tegu Taming, Handling and Potty Training Tips

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Taming a tegu can be a rewarding experience, as these intelligent lizards are known for forming strong bonds with their caregivers. However, it is important to approach taming with patience and understanding, as tegus can be skittish and may take time to adjust to new environments and people. Whether you have an Argentine black and white tegu, a Red tegu, or Colombian tegu, there are a few key strategies that… Read More »Tegu Taming, Handling and Potty Training Tips

Tegu Food List

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Tegus are omnivorous reptiles that require a varied diet to stay healthy and happy. This diet should consist of approximately 70% protein and 30% plant material (for adult Argentine and Red tegus), or 90% protein and 10% greens (for Colombian tegus and baby tegus regardless of species). Fruit and some other foods should only be fed sporadically or as a treat, and some supplements like calcium are also recommended. Below,… Read More »Tegu Food List

Best Water & Food Bowls for Tegus

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When it comes to finding the right water and food bowl for tegus, there are several factors to consider – namely the age of your pet, material and size of the bowl. Regardless of which bowl you choose, it’s important to clean it regularly and ensure that your tegu has access to clean, fresh food and water every day. This page contains affiliate links. As Amazon associates we may earn… Read More »Best Water & Food Bowls for Tegus

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